Physician urges men to tackle issues head-on during Men’s Health MonthSometimes it’s easy to put off going to the doctor, especially if your problem is something you may feel too embarrassed to talk about. But in honor of Men’s Health Month, Baptist Health urologist Kyle Basham, MD, is encouraging men to face health issues that may be affecting their quality of life such as Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) or enlarged prostate, prostate cancer screening, and incontinence.
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)Symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) or enlarged prostate often include:
- Frequent or urgent need to urinate
- Increased frequency of urination at night (nocturia)
- Difficulty starting urination
- Weak urine stream or a stream that stops and starts
- Dribbling at the end of urination
- Inability to completely empty the bladder